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    Feeling Generally Unwell, unhealthy for the past 2-3 years
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    lukeneedshelp posted:
    January 8, 2012

    Dear WebMD,


    I feel unhealthy and generally unwell. My symptoms include ALL of the following:

    Digestion:
    - Chronic diarrhea for 10+ years, sometimes intermittent constipation
    - bad burps, seems like I can't keep food down.
    - Slow urination, frequent need to urinate (developed in the past 2 years)
    - Sensitive to alcohol, sugar, caffeine, and grease

    Eyes:
    - Falling/swollen/red eyelid (developed in the past year)
    - Can't concentrate on a single point

    Brain:
    - Fatigue, lethargy
    - Depression
    - Concentration problem
    - Low energy
    - Headaches everyday

    SKIN:
    - Bad rosacea/eczema/psoriasis
    - Extremely dry and very red face, neck, chest, arms (to the point of painful stinging after applying moisturizer)
    - Brittle, dry hair, dandruff

    Joints:
    - Clicky
    - Chronic back pain, easily "pop out" vertebrae
    - painful pops in shoulders/hips/legs/elbows while working out

    Other/General:
    - Excessive back sweat
    - Frequently sick (6-10 times a year)
    - Always thirsty, even though I drink 10+ glasses of water daily
    - Bruise easily
    - Red/itchy after cold swimming pools/cold weather
    - Terribly dehydrated every morning
    - Purple-ish tongue, with dry mouth (making a white-ish layer on top)
    - Bad phlegm after meals
    - Cold hands
    - Hard to breathe through nose sometimes (swollen nostril?)
    - Feel like I'm aging too fast (sudden appearance of wrinkles, dropping eyelid, etc.)

    The biggest issues I have are my uncontrollable skin condition, my leaky gut(?), my complete lack of energy, depression, and headaches. I need help very badly, I'm only 23 years old and want to be healthy. I feel like I am becoming decrepit and my youth is passing me by.


    My GP said it might be a food allergy and quickly got me out of his office by referring me to a gastroenterologist. I don't know what good it will do but I will try anything at this point.


    Help!


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